10 GREAT HIKES IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

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Huntington Beach Wetlands California

In Southern California, it seems like the sun never stops shining, so what a better way to spend a gorgeous day outside than going on a hike? Whether you are looking for an easy stroll after work or a weekend adventure away from the city, here are some of our favorite SoCal hikes: Abalone Cove Abalone Cove is one of … Read More

UNIQUE ADVENTURE IN OREGON: PLAYING IN THE TREES

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If you are in the Portland area and you are itching for a weird, unique adventure that you won’t find anywhere else, check out Tree To Tree Adventure Park. This park is located in the middle of a forest and is built to be the ultimate tree house experience you always dreamed of as a kid. This adventure park is … Read More

HOW TO ACE YOUR FIRST SOLO HIKE

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Coldwater Lake hike in Washington

You don’t always need a buddy to go on a hiking trip. Sure, it can be more fun to explore the outdoors with a friend but don’t let that stop you from going at it alone. I was little bit reluctant to go hiking by myself for the first time, but being bored at home and nobody available to join … Read More

5 PLACES TO ENJOY SOCAL’S OUTDOORS WITH YOUR DOG

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I lived in Long Beach, California for 10 years but it wasn’t until I got my dog Diesel that I started to search the city for outdoors activities to partake in with my four-legged best friend. Having a dog in a city is not an easy task and often required a good amount of planning and research to find places … Read More

WANT TO OVERCOME YOUR FEAR OF HEIGHTS? GO JUMP OFF A BRIDGE.

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Fear of heights and public speaking are often rated as top fears in research articles. I am extra lucky because for years I have been dealing with both. If you have experienced a true anxiety attack from a fear (whether its heights, birds, clowns, zombies or the government watching you through your TV screen), you know what I’m talking about. … Read More

THE ULTIMATE BEGINNERS BACKPACKING TRIP

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Minaret Lake in Mammoth

I had never considered myself to be an outdoorsy person or an adrenaline junkie. Most of my choices revolved around “playing it safe”; I rarely took any risks and everything scared me to death. My fiancé is a Marine Corps veteran. On top of that he is a born adrenaline junkie. When he asked me to go on a backpacking … Read More